ALBANY High School Guidance Center
Welcome to the Albany High School Guidance Website! We are sincerely invested in helping all students reach their academic, social and emotional potential. This website is designed to provide current and up to date information on programming and services provided by the guidance department.
FAFSA and Income Tax Completion Assistance Available to AHS Seniors!
For seniors and their families who are planning to attend one of the remaining Financial Aid help nights at Albany High School, we are pleased to announce that there will be experts available to help you file your income taxes as well. Families will be able to submit the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) in addition to their state and federal tax forms. If you are interested in attending on either February 11th or February 25, between 4:00 and 7:00, you will need to contact the Guidance Office at 475-6260 to register. Information will be provided about what documentation you will be required to bring.
Regents Review Calendar
Albany High School offers regents review sessions after school for all students. No appointment necessary! Simply download the January review calendar and attend!
• January Review Calendar
Individual letters were mailed home with a list of exams students are scheduled to take in January. Any questions, please contact the guidance office.
SHOW ME THE MONEY!
Seniors! Be sure to take advantage of the many scholarship opportunities. All scholarships are posted in Naviance. For paper applications, visit the guidance office. Please remember that many scholarships require a transcript and letter of recommendation. Notify your counselor at least a week before your applications are due so they have enough time to process your school documents. Click here for the latest scholarship bulletin.
Nearly 100 area Colleges and Universities participated in the AHS Fall College fairs sponsored by the Guidance Department during the month of October.
More than 500 students participated!
Are you a senior?
Have you taken your SAT or ACT?
If not, click here to register for the next SAT.
Click here to register for the ACT.
College Admissions Counselors share advice about college applications and more! Click here for expert advice.
FREE SAT Prep for AHS Students
We are pleased to announce that students studying to take the SAT exam now have access to a free online prep program through Naviance. Log in to Naviance or see your School Counselor for more information.
Shhhh...Want to know the secret to SUCCESS in the 9th grade?
CLICK HERE to learn more about what you need to graduate!
To graduate from Albany High School, students must fulfill the requirements for a New York State (NYS) Regents diploma. Click here for the graduation requirements chart.
Clic aquí para obtener información acerca de la Universidad.
Welcome to the Latest College News! This brief newsletter is brought to you by the Guidance Department and is meant to provide you with up-to-the-minute developments about majors, concentrations, campus projects and other College and University updates. Click here to access the latest edition.
Congratulations Class of 2014!
Best of luck to you! Click here for a list of college acceptances for the Class of 2014.
Ready to Learn MORE about College?!
Let's begin with your college vocabulary. Learn the basic college terminology and then quiz yourself to see how much you remember!